LTC News Contributor LTC News Contributor Linda Maxwell

Linda Maxwell

Linda is a former journalist who now enjoys writing about topics she is interested in so she “can keep her mind active and engaged”.

LTC News contributor since December 11th, 2017

About Linda Maxwell

Linda is a former journalist who now enjoys writing about topics she is interested in so she “can keep her mind active and engaged”.

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Key to Aging Well is Long-Term Care Insurance
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Key to Aging Well is Long-Term Care Insurance

Aging is an issue which impacts every American family. With longevity comes the health and age-related issues which drain savings and create stress and pressure on loved ones. New proposals give families more options to plan.

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Aging is an issue which impacts every American family. With longevity comes the health and age-related issues which drain savings and create stress and pressure on loved ones. New proposals give families more options to plan.

April 11th, 20192444
Taking Away Elder Parent’s Keys
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Taking Away Elder Parent’s Keys

As we get older so do our parents. Paying attention to their driving skills is key to their safety. When do you take the keys away? How can you make aging easier on your family in the future?

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As we get older so do our parents. Paying attention to their driving skills is key to their safety. When do you take the keys away? How can you make aging easier on your family in the future?

April 11th, 20192307
How Quickly Are You Growing Old?
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How Quickly Are You Growing Old?

Everybody grows older at a different pace. You may be one age and feel like another.

April 11th, 20191827
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Everybody grows older at a different pace. You may be one age and feel like another.

April 11th, 20191827
End-of-Life Care Decisions Need to Be Made Sooner Than Later
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End-of-Life Care Decisions Need to Be Made Sooner Than Later

You are young and in good health. This is the best time to think about how the rest of your life will be and how best to plan for it. This includes living wills, medical power-of-attorney, and long-term care insurance planning.

April 11th, 20191451
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You are young and in good health. This is the best time to think about how the rest of your life will be and how best to plan for it. This includes living wills, medical power-of-attorney, and long-term care insurance planning.

April 11th, 20191451

Latest Articles

Medicaid is Never the Goal or Solution for Long-Term Care Planning
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Medicaid is Never the Goal or Solution for Long-Term Care Planning

Be cautious of schemes that would allow you to hide or give-away assets in order to qualify for Medicaid’s long-term care benefit. Federal law provides middle and upper-middle class families to way to protect savings and provide for quality care.

August 17th, 20191266
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Be cautious of schemes that would allow you to hide or give-away assets in order to qualify for Medicaid’s long-term care benefit. Federal law provides middle and upper-middle class families to way to protect savings and provide for quality care.

August 17th, 20191266
Celebrity Health Events Remind Us of Our Frailties
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Celebrity Health Events Remind Us of Our Frailties

Celebrities suffer from the same frailties as the rest of us do. But when things happen to those in the public view it gives us the opportunity to plan in advance. This can give our families peace-of-mind.

August 17th, 20191382
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Celebrities suffer from the same frailties as the rest of us do. But when things happen to those in the public view it gives us the opportunity to plan in advance. This can give our families peace-of-mind.

August 17th, 20191382
End-of-Life Care Decisions Need to Be Made Sooner Than Later
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End-of-Life Care Decisions Need to Be Made Sooner Than Later

You are young and in good health. This is the best time to think about how the rest of your life will be and how best to plan for it. This includes living wills, medical power-of-attorney, and long-term care insurance planning.

April 11th, 20191451
1451

You are young and in good health. This is the best time to think about how the rest of your life will be and how best to plan for it. This includes living wills, medical power-of-attorney, and long-term care insurance planning.

April 11th, 20191451
Caregiving is Stressful Physically, Emotionally, and Financially
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Caregiving is Stressful Physically, Emotionally, and Financially

Studies show the obvious. Long-Term Care creates stress and burden on family caregivers, no matter the reason care is required. An advance plan can ease the burden and provide asset protection.

April 11th, 20191155
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Studies show the obvious. Long-Term Care creates stress and burden on family caregivers, no matter the reason care is required. An advance plan can ease the burden and provide asset protection.

April 11th, 20191155
Key to Aging Well is Long-Term Care Insurance
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Key to Aging Well is Long-Term Care Insurance

Aging is an issue which impacts every American family. With longevity comes the health and age-related issues which drain savings and create stress and pressure on loved ones. New proposals give families more options to plan.

April 11th, 20192444
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Aging is an issue which impacts every American family. With longevity comes the health and age-related issues which drain savings and create stress and pressure on loved ones. New proposals give families more options to plan.

April 11th, 20192444
Groups Fight to Keep Medical Expenses Tax Deductible
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Groups Fight to Keep Medical Expenses Tax Deductible

While many people are enjoying the lower tax-rates provided by the Trump tax law, few know the medical expense deduction threshold will increase unless action is taken by Congress.

April 11th, 2019973
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While many people are enjoying the lower tax-rates provided by the Trump tax law, few know the medical expense deduction threshold will increase unless action is taken by Congress.

April 11th, 2019973
Wrong Genes May Stop You from Obtaining LTC Insurance
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Wrong Genes May Stop You from Obtaining LTC Insurance

People today are interested in their ancestry. They use DNA testing to learn more about their family tree. However, health issues in your DNA may be used against you as you also plan for long-term care.

April 11th, 20191284
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People today are interested in their ancestry. They use DNA testing to learn more about their family tree. However, health issues in your DNA may be used against you as you also plan for long-term care.

April 11th, 20191284
Barbara Bush's Death Highlights End-Of-Life Care
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Barbara Bush's Death Highlights End-Of-Life Care

Many people don't think of end-of-life issues. Hospice, comfort care or palliative care makes it easier on both the person and the family. Barbara Bush's end-of-life decision may bring comfort to other families.

April 11th, 20191175
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Many people don't think of end-of-life issues. Hospice, comfort care or palliative care makes it easier on both the person and the family. Barbara Bush's end-of-life decision may bring comfort to other families.

April 11th, 20191175
Taking Away Elder Parent’s Keys
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Taking Away Elder Parent’s Keys

As we get older so do our parents. Paying attention to their driving skills is key to their safety. When do you take the keys away? How can you make aging easier on your family in the future?

April 11th, 20192307
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As we get older so do our parents. Paying attention to their driving skills is key to their safety. When do you take the keys away? How can you make aging easier on your family in the future?

April 11th, 20192307
How Quickly Are You Growing Old?
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How Quickly Are You Growing Old?

Everybody grows older at a different pace. You may be one age and feel like another.

April 11th, 20191827
1827

Everybody grows older at a different pace. You may be one age and feel like another.

April 11th, 20191827
Surgeon General Says Planning Becomes Key
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Surgeon General Says Planning Becomes Key

Surgeon General says "we all are aging." Planning for long-term health issues becomes a key in retirement planning in protecting retirement funds and assets.

April 11th, 20191119
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Surgeon General says "we all are aging." Planning for long-term health issues becomes a key in retirement planning in protecting retirement funds and assets.

April 11th, 20191119
Safeguarding Clients from Long Term Care Costs
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Safeguarding Clients from Long Term Care Costs

An article on the website of "Accounting Today" suggests financial professionals recommend Long-Term Care Insurance to clients in their 50's as part of retirement plan.

April 11th, 20191158
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An article on the website of "Accounting Today" suggests financial professionals recommend Long-Term Care Insurance to clients in their 50's as part of retirement plan.

April 11th, 20191158